Book: Blackhearts

Blackhearts by Nicole Castroman Genre: young adult, historical, fiction Publisher: Simon Pulse Date: February 9, 2016 Reviewed by: Courtney DeWitt Fiction Addict Scorecard: B Blackbeard is one of the most famous pirates commonly known today. Thanks to movies like Pirates of the Caribbean, the romanticizing of pirates like him has produced more movies, the obligatory […]

Movie: Hidden Figures

Title: Hidden Figures Directed by: Theodore Melfi Theatrical/Blu-Ray/DVD Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner Release Date: December 25, 2016 Reviewed by: Susan Tolleson Rating: PG FA Scorecard: A I love movies that share stories from history that have previously been “hidden” to us. Stories like “Argo” (which chronicles attempts to rescue […]

Book: A Lesson in Love and Murder

A Lesson in Love and Murder by Rachel McMillan Genre: Inspirational Mystery Publisher: Harvest House Date: September 1, 2016 Reviewed by: Rachel Dixon Fiction Addict Scorecard: A From the iconic cover through to the Epilogue, Rachel McMillan has delivered another thrilling Herringford & Watts adventure. Filled with love and mystery, sorrow and murder, trust and […]

Book: A Lady Unrivaled

A Lady Unrivaled by Roseanna M. White Genre: Inspirational Historical Romance Publisher: Bethany House Date: September 13, 2016 Reviewed by: Rachel Dixon Fiction Addict Scorecard: A I LOVE this series. By the end of this book I had tears streaming down my face because of the beauty of the conclusion. (Second series that I have […]

Book Review: Lady Ever After

Lady Ever After by Tamara Leigh Genre: romance, historical, Publisher: Tamara Leigh Date: November 23, 2016 Reviewed by: Lori Twichell Fiction Addict Scorecard: C Collier Morrow is a highly successful businessman whose life seems to be perfect. He’s got a beautiful fiancé and other than some family tension with his brother, life is pretty good. […]

Book: The Captive Heart

The Captive Heart by Michelle Griep Genre: Romance, Historical Fiction Publisher: Shiloh Run Press Date: October 2016 Reviewed by: Elizabeth Olmedo Fiction Addict Scorecard: A Fearing her vile employer, governess Eleanor Morgan escapes to the colonies. But upon arrival, the family she is meant to work for fails to pick her up. Penniless and alone, […]

TV: Timeless

Show: Timeless Episode: Pilot Network: NBC Airs: Mondays 10/9 C Starring: Abigail Spencer, Matt Lanter, Malcom Barrett, Goran Visnjic Rating: TV-PG Reviewed by: Lori Twichell FA Scorecard: B Lucy Preston (Abigail Spencer) has a life that isn’t too far out of the ordinary. She’s a college professor who is renowned for her knowledge of history, […]